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  1. 10 Alter Egos of the Music IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Alter egos can function in a variety of ways for different artists. Sometimes they serve as a mask of protection and separation for an artist from their work, and other times they act as guise under which one can freely and momentarily experiment with another side of oneself.

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  2. People to peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

    Shaking her head in confusion, my friend looked back at me from across the table. She had just explained the tale of her most recent romantic "thing," which, up to this point, had always seemed to be serious - at least in terms of the characteristically vague and ambiguous young adult relationship.

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  3. Al Pacino Seeks Rock 'n' Roll Redemption in Danny CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Stranger

    From the boilerplate cornpone of Jailhouse Rock to the ecstatic camp of The Doors to the antibacterial sentimentality of Almost Famous and beyond, movies about rock musicians have ever been a repository of their creators' projections about rock 'n' roll mythos, or a means of preserving hoary old tropes about hedonism, persona, compromise, and always, always, always redemption. In many cases, the films are satisfying anyway, thanks to the skillful deployment of good songs, deft editing, and the magnetic performers.

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  4. Tupac, or 2Pac? Sadly, Music Industry Still Doesn't KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Stories

    The following guest post comes Daniel Teachey, an expert in data management, analytics, and cloud computing and a member of the SAS External Communications team. Notorious BIG, Notorious B.I.G. , or Biggie Smalls? Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists or Ted Leo/Pharmacists? And, famously, how about Prince, the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, the Artist, or that little symbol deal? It's enough to make "Big Poppa" break down and cry.

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  5. Locals Weigh In On Kendrick Lamar's Modern ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Houston Press

    The weekend before last, Stevie Wonder touched down in Houston to perform Songs In the Key of Life in its entirety.

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  6. Ashley Roberts is red-faced as a gust of wind lifts her skirt and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Daily Mail

    Body found in the debris of East Village blast: Searchers have not yet confirmed if the remains are of missing male model or bus boy 'Disgusting': Outrage as people visiting the site of devastating East Village fire take SELFIES and smile while posing for photos Con Edison found 'hazardous situation' with gas line connections at East Village building in August 2014 - eight months before explosion Blindfolded, bound - and led to their deaths by children: Latest sick ISIS video shows young boys taking eight Syrian captives to be beheaded Amanda Knox in line for multi-million compensation payout as she prepares to return to Italy to write a book How to beat the dreaded jet lag: Infographic reveals how you can get your long-haul holiday off to the best start Seattle mayor bans city's employees from traveling to Indiana after state passes law which allows businesses to refuse service to gay ... (more)

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  7. 'The Voice' Contestant Judith Hill and Prince Sued for Debut Album, Countersuit Cites Kim Jong UnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Former The Voice contestant and 20 Feet From Stardom star Judith Glory Hill is the subject of two lawsuits filed this week, and the names listed in the filings range from James Franco to Prince to Kim Jung Un. In other words, they're a couple of good ones .

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  8. Prince Sued Over Judith Hill's Debut Album DownloadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | RollingStone

    A producer for singer Judith Hill has filed a lawsuit against Prince after the singer e-mailed a free download link to Hill's album via Live Nation's mailing list. Jolene Cherry filed her suit Friday in Los Angeles, claiming that Hill was already under contract after inking a long-term deal with the producer.

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  9. PRINCE is under attack from Sony Music bosses after allegedly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | TheIndyChannel

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  10. Rapper Kanye West here to make wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | South China Morning Post

    With a new album and a fashion line, pop culture's most polarising figure Kanye West is here to make waves It has been more than five years since Kanye West abruptly interrupted Taylor Swift while she was accepting an MTV Video Music Award - to make sure that Swift, and the music world, knew that another artist, BeyoncA , deserved it more. Many were appalled by West's behaviour; even President Barack Obama, in an unguarded moment, called him a jackass.

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  11. Sony Bosses Launch Legal Action Against Prince - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ContactMusic.com

    In a new lawsuit, the music executives allege the Purple Rain hitmaker disregarded the fact Judith Hill was signed exclusively to Sony and recorded a top secret album with her. According to documents, obtained by TMZ.com, Hill, who appeared alongside the late King of Pop in his This Is It concert movie and then went on to appear on U.S. TV talent show The Voice, is currently working with Jolene Cherry, the producer who discovered Lady Gaga, under Sony's supervision.

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  12. Sony sues Prince over backing singer: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The London Free Press

    Singer Prince performs at the Way out West Festival held at Slottskogen Gothenburg in Sweden, Aug. 12, 2011. Prince is under attack from Sony Music bosses after allegedly stealing one of Michael Jackson's favourite backing singers for a new album project.

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  13. Sony sues Prince for 'stealing' The Voice contestant Judith Hill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Daily Mail

    'We're happy campers': Amanda Knox and family celebrate as she and Raffaele Sollecito are dramatically CLEARED by Italian court of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 'I'm planning a heinous act that will be remembered forever': Killer pilot's ex-girlfriend says he shared chilling prophecy before Alps crash and woke up from nightmares shouting 'we're going down' Depressed pilots on medication for mental illness should not be flying passenger planes.

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  14. Steve Carell Plays a Shirtless Fabio in a 1994 Sketch From The Second CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Laughing Squid

    In a clip recently uploaded by The Second City , Steve Carell plays a shirtless Fabio Lanzoni in a 1994 sketch from the show "Are You Now, or Have You Ever Been Mellow?" Stephen Colbert voiced the character of Fabio off stage while it appears Carell tried to lip sync along before giving up and simply opening and closing his mouth like a puppet.

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  15. Minnesota-made Preservation Hall album among Library of Congress inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Star Tribune

    Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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  16. Benjamin Booker's raw power on display at First AveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Star Tribune

    The 25-year-old New Orleans rocker played off his band a lot in a loose, lively First Ave debut. No one will mistake Benjamin Booker for a rock star yet, but most of the people who saw his First Avenue concert Thursday night probably don't doubt he'll be one someday.

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  17. Tony Orlando shows he's not too old to rock and rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lakeland Times

    For those who only remember Tony Orlando from his days of being associated with his backup singer Dawn, the sound coming from the loudspeakers last Saturday night when Orlando and his band burned up the stage at the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino may have been a bit different. "I've always wanted to be in a band," Orlando told The Lakeland Times prior to his LdF performance last Saturday night.

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  18. Does One Direction go in a new direction after Zayn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    "There's been a lot of drama going on involving Zayn Malik," says the 19-year-old One Direction fan from Raynham, Mass. When the group announced last week that Malik would miss a few dates on the current world tour because of stress, she says, "my friends and I were thinking, 'He's not going to come back.'

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  19. Strawberry Festival poster won't be sold on festival groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    After the poster for the 2015 Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival sparked a firestorm of controversy, the festival board said the poster will not be sold on the festival grounds and are publicly apologizing. INCIDENTS ARE RELATED.

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  20. raycharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    He instead concentrated on his movie career. 1967: The Who made its U.S. concert debut in New York as part of a rock extravaganza promoted by DJ Murray "The K" Kaufman.

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